Indiana casino particularly the three riverboat casinos in Southeast Indiana have earned total revenue of $62.3 million in October 2004. Indiana Gaming Commission released these findings on how Indiana casinos are faring for the month of October as compared to the previous months. This is good news to every Indiana casino operator considering the three riverboat casinos have experience a two-month revenue decrease before the October profit.
The Indiana Casino in Argosy Casino in Lawrenceburg, Grand Victoria in Rising Sun and Belterra in Vevay have all increased sales by 1.4 percent in October. The combined three riverboat casino in Indiana drew 647,000 visitors in October. The three Indiana casinos posted an all-time high in total revenue in July 2004 pegged at $69.3 million. But sales for the three Indiana casinos have declined since then.
Indiana legalized riverboat gambling in June 1993, becoming the sixth state to do so. All of these Indiana casino riverboat offer dockside gambling and more often than not are open 24 hours a day. Admission is free in these Indiana casinos except for Argosy and Aztar. But if you are a noted player from other casinos you may be allowed access for free to these casinos. But you should inquire ahead for the requirements in order to gain free access.
The Indiana Gaming Commission released the average slot payout percentages of each Indiana casino for the period January 1 to December 31, 2002. Argosy Indiana casino tops the payout percentage at 94.12%. The lowest percentage is at Harrah’s at 91.80%. the figures were arrived at by reflecting the total percentages returned by each casinos for all the electronic machines including slot machines, video poker, video keno and many others. All Indiana casinos offer blackjack, craps, roulette, slots, video poker, video keno and Caribbean stud poker. Optional games found in Indiana casinos include baccarat, mini baccarat, poker, Pai Gow poker, three card poke, Spanish 21, big 6 wheel and let it ride. The minimum gambling age in Indiana casino is 21 years old.
Indiana Casinos include: Argosy Casino & Hotel- Lawrenceburg, Belterra Casino and Resort, Blue Chip Casino, Caesars Indiana, Casino Aztar, Grand Majestic Casino and Resort, Harrah’s East Chicago, Horseshoe Casino Hammond, Majestic Star Casino and Trump Hotel Casino. Indiana Casinos vary in price range of rooms, suites, buffets, admission, restaurants and many others. Indiana casinos offer a diverse and exciting way to experience casino gaming. Riverboat Indiana casinos is a unique way to enjoy casino to the hilt.